Grab These Canada Awards & Medals! – Profitez de ces Prix! – Aproveche Estos Premios! – این مدالها و جوایز افتخار کانادا را مال خود کنید

Canadian or Non Canadian!? We can only inform you about these opportunity. It is up to you to take it or leave it!

Canadienne ou Non Canadienne!? Nous ne pouvons que vous informer de ces opportunités. C’est à vous de les prendre ou de le laisser!

¡Canadiense o no Canadiense!? Sólo podemos informarle sobre estas oportunidades. ¡Depende de usted tomarlos o dejarlos!

 کانادایی یا غیر کانادایی!؟ ما فقط می توانیم شما را از وجود این فرصت ها مطلع سازیم. به شما بستگی دارد که بهره برداری نمایید یا صرف نظرکنید

This post is only available in English because to apply  for the nomination you need to do so in either English or French. However, we do have a French version of the  "GUIDE" for those who may like to apply for nomination in French. Please email us for a copy of the guide, if interested. 

Ce post est uniquement disponible en anglais car pour postuler à la candidature, vous devez le faire en anglais ou en français. Cependant, nous avons une version française du «GUIDE» pour ceux qui souhaitent faire une demande de nomination en français. SVP envoyez-nous un email si cela vous intéresse.

Esta publicación sólo está disponible en inglés porque para solicitar la nominación es necesario que lo haga en inglés o francés. Sin embargo, tenemos una versión en francés de la "GUÍA" para aquellos que deseen solicitar nominación en francés. Por favor, envíenos un correo electrónico para obtener una copia de la guía, si está interesado. Si no es canadiense o vive fuera de Canadá, y cree que puede calificar para la Recompensa de Voluntariado (sub sección de Recompensas del Gobernador General), por favor consulte la Guía al final de este post y también con cualquier amigo o residente De Canadá que usted conoce. Su solicitud debe presentarse de acuerdo con los estándares canadienses. Además, para poder calificar para esta sección, sus actividades de voluntariado deben ser sin pago, significativas y para beneficio de los canadienses o Canadá, y no solo de su país local.

متن این گفتار فقط به زبان انگلیسی ارائه می گردد زیرا برای پروسه تقاضای نامزدی یا نامزد کردن دیگران برای شرکت در رقابت ها  شما نیاز به انجام آن به یکی از دو زبان رسمی کانادا (انگلیسی یا فرانسه) دارید. به متقاضیان خارج از کشور کانادا اکیدا توصیه می شود درصورت قصد ارسال تقاضانامه برای نامزدی در بخش فعالیتهای داوطلبانه بدون اجرت از سری جوایز فرماندارکل کانادا حتماپیشاپیش با اقوام یا معتمدین خود در کانادا مشورت نموده و درخواست خود را با رعایت استاندارد و اصول متعارف تقاضا نامه نویسی در فرهنگ کانادا و با الگو برداری از راهنمای کلی ارائه شده در آخر پست  تنظیم نمایند.  توجه نمایید کارهای داوطلبانه شما باید حتما بدون اجرت المثل مادی بوده و میزان و زمان انجام آن چشمگیر و فوق العاده باشد و ضمنا حتما درراستای منافع مردم کانادا یا کشور کانادا و نه صرفا برای منافع کشور محل اقامت فعلی شما بوده باشد.  برای متقاضیانی که در کانادا به زبان انگلیسی آشنایی کافی نداشته و زبان رسمی ایشان در کانادا زبان فرانسه می باشد  کلمبیران یک نسخه فرانسوی از "راهنمای"  انتهای پست را دراختیار دارد که ممکن است برای این عده سودمند باشد معهذا بدلیل تعجیل در انتشار این پست و کمبود زمان و فضای کار از درج آن در داخل این متن اجتناب گردیده است. در صورت نیاز برای دریافت نسخه فرانسوی راهنمای نگارش تقاضانامه به ما ایمیل بفرستید

Did you apply in time for nomination in 2016 to get a medal in 2017?

Did your city or community media and orgs. tell you about this post we shared everywhere?

What about this year?

آیا سال گذشته به موقع برای نامزدی اقدام نمودید تا امسال مدال را برنده شوید؟

آیا رسانه ها و سازمانهای شهر، توجه تان را به  این خبر که همه جا آن را بازنشر کرده بودیم جلب کردند؟

امسال چطور؟ 


Governor General Honours and Awards

The Chancellery of Honours administers the Governor General’s Academic Medal (established in 1873 by Lord Dufferin).

Other governor general’s awards were created to celebrate the arts, literature, humanities, sciences and sports. More than 60 awards and trophies bear the names of governors general.

The Awards in Arts and Awards in Science and Humanities sections are administered by independent organizations but are still presented by the governor general.

The Viceregal Lion

Emblem of Governor General of Canada


  • Academic Medal

For more than 140 years, the Governor General’s Academic Medals have recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students in Canada. They are awarded to the student graduating with the highest average from a high school, as well as from approved college or university programs

Governor General’s Academic Medals

The Governor General’s Academic Medals are awarded at four distinct levels: Bronze at the secondary school level; Collegiate Bronze at the post-secondary, diploma level; Silver at the undergraduate level; and Gold at the graduate level.

Medals are presented on behalf of the Governor General by participating educational institutions, along with personalized certificates signed by the Governor General. There is no monetary award associated with the Medal.

For complete info visit Governor General’s Academic Medal


  • Innovation Awards

The Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations— trailblazers and creators who contribute to our country’s success, who help shape our future and who inspire the next generation.

Official Logo

The Governor General’s Innovation Awards are given to individuals, teams and/or organizations whose innovations are

  • Truly exceptional;
  • Transformative; and,
  • Positive in their impact on quality of life in Canada.

For complete details, visite Governor General’s Innovation Awards


  • Nations [Food] Table

The Governor General’s Award in Celebration of the Nation’s Table recognizes and celebrates the outstanding efforts of Canadians in improving the quality, variety and sustainability of all elements and ingredients of our nation’s table.

The award highlights the connection from farm to table and reinforce the bonds between all members of our society. It is based on values rather than sales figures, tasting notes, competition medals or critics’ reviews, and are intended to reach out to Canadians across the country and inspire them to think differently about what they buy, eat and drink.

Awards are presented to individuals and groups who inspire, teach and delight us with their contributions to the nation’s table, those with a passion for what links us together as Canadians… the cultural exchange that takes place around tables right across this country.

Each award recipient receives a lapel pin and a framed certificate bearing the heraldic shield of the Governor General’s Award in Celebration of the Nation’s Table.

For complete details, visit Governor General’s Award in Celebration of the Nation’s Table


  •  Arts

The Governor General’s Awards in Arts are presented yearly by the governor general. Administration and selection of the recipients are under the responsibility of independent organizations such as the Canada Council for the Arts and the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Foundation. Please visit their respective website in order to review eligibility criteria, the nomination processes and list of previous recipients.

Follow the links in this page: Awards in Arts


  • Science and Humanities

The Governor General’s Awards in Sciences and Humanities are also presented yearly by the governor general. Administration and selection of the recipients are under the responsibility of independent organizations such as the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, RAIC College of Fellows, Canada Council for the Arts, Canada’s National History Society, Status of Women Canada and the Michener Awards Foundation. Please visit their respective website in order to review eligibility criteria, the nomination processes and list of previous recipients.

Follow the links in this page: Awards in Sciences and Humanities

Open to

Canadians are eligible for all honours. Non-Canadians are eligible for Meritorious Service Decorations, for honorary appointment to the Order of Canada, as well as for Decorations for Bravery. Visit the official Web site for full eligibility criteria (e.g., eligibility of teams, politicians and judges, civilians, members of the Canadian Forces, deceased individuals, etc.).


Recognize those people who have demonstrated excellence, courage, or exceptional dedication to service in ways that bring special credit to this country.

Other Honours and Awards

Among the various honours and awards granted by the Governor General are:

·         The Order of Canada: recognizes lifetime achievement

·         The Meritorious Service Decorations: recognize exceptional deeds or activities

·         The Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award: recognizes selfless volunteerism

·         Decorations for Bravery: recognize people who risked their lives to try to save or protect another



Various deadline or no deadline depending prize categories. Please consult the webpage below for links to specific prize’s information


Medal for Volunteers  

También para no canadienses

همچنین برای غیر کانادایی ها

This prestigious national honour, recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country in a wide range of fields. The Medal for Volunteers celebrates the efforts of great volunteers who contribute to the growth of our society.

The Medal for Volunteers is an official Canadian honour and the only one for volunteerism given by the governor general of Canada. The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers is an official Canadian honour created by the Crown and as such, is part of the Canadian Honours System.

To get access for complete details and link to Nomination Form, visit NOMINATE A CARING VOLUNTEER!

Who is eligible to be recognized?

Any person who is a Canadian citizen and who has made significant, sustained and unpaid contributions to their community in Canada or abroad is eligible. Candidates must have demonstrated an exemplary commitment through their dedicated volunteerism.

The Medal for Volunteers is awarded to individuals only, not to groups or couples. Non-Canadians are also eligible if their contributions have brought benefit or honour to Canadians or to Canada.

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Awards by the Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada (APEX)

APEX, the national association for federal public service executives, fosters excellence in leadership and is a strong advocate on behalf of executive interests. Created in 1984,  the Association focuses on issues such as compensation, the work environment and public service management reform.

APEX is an independent, not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors of federal executives, including regional representatives.  The Board is supported by a permanent Secretariat led by a Chief Executive Officer.

Open to

The APEX Awards of Excellence are open to all current executives in the public service. It should be noted that Deputy Heads, who are appointed by the Prime Minister, are not eligible and recently retired executives must have been working as of the closing date of nominations for awards.


To reflect and define the uniquely important contributions of the men and women of the federal executive community.


There are seven award categories:

·         Career Contribution

·         Community Contribution

·         Healthy Workplace

·         Innovative

·         Leadership

·         Partnership

·         Public Service Citation


Recipients receive a trophy and a cash prize ($1,000). Awards are presented at the APEX annual symposium.

Deadline for Submission

February 10, 2017

Official Website

Canada’s Top 100 Employers

Now entering its 18th year, the Canada’s Top 100 Employers project is a national competition to determine which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.

Employers are evaluated by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers using eight criteria, which have remained consistent since the project’s inception: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

Open to

Any employer with its head office or principal place of business in Canada. Employers of any size may apply, whether private or public sector.


To determine which employers lead their industries in offering exceptional workplaces for their employees.


Employers are evaluated using eight criteria:

  1. Physical Workplace
  2. Work Atmosphere and Social
  3. Health, Financial and Family Benefits
  4. Vacation and Time Off
  5. Employee Communications
  6. Performance Management
  7. Training and Skills Development
  8. Community Involvement


Winners and reasons for their selection are announced in a special supplement published by The Globe and Mail each November. They are also published on a job search site.

2018 Competition

Applications for our 2018 competition will be available early in 2017. Our 2018 winners will be announced in The Globe and Mail in the fall of 2017

Official Web site

For more information, visit the award web site at Canada’s Top 100 Employers

CATA Innovation and Leadership Awards

The CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards are the most prestigious annual awards conferred on individuals and corporations by Canada’s advanced technology community. They are presented in recognition of exceptional contributions made to the creation of science and technology-based industrial strength in Canada.

Open to

Individuals and organizations.


To recognize industry innovation, expertise, and leadership in the Canadian high technology sector.


  • The Celestica Award for Technology Commercialization
  • The Peter Brojde Award for Canada’s Next Generation Executive Leadership
  • The Motorola Award for Public Safety Technology
  • Sprott School of Business at Carleton University Outstanding Product Achievement Award
  • Intel SME Innovation Award
  • National Public Relations Excellence in Science and Technology Reporting (French & English)
  • Telfer Private Sector Innovation and/or Leadership in Advanced Technology
  • Wilfrid Laurier University Public Sector Leadership in Advanced Technology
  • ICTC Award for IT Strategic HR Management
  • TELUS Award for Digital Health Care Innovation
  • Ericsson Award for Mobility Content and Applications in Canada
  • Cloud Computing Innovation Award
  • CAMSC Corporate Advocacy Award


Recipients receive a trophy.

 Deadline for Submission

April 7, 2017

Official Web site

For more information, visit the award web site at CATA Innovation and Leadership Awards 

PIPSC Gold Medal Award

PIPSC is the Professional Institute for Public Service of Canada, and its purpose is building community to act collectively to improve its members’ lives.

The Institute is the bargaining agent for more than 41 knowledge-based Groups and negotiates with 27 different employers in seven different jurisdictions.

Open to

To be eligible for this distinguished award, nominees must be Canadian citizens who are scientific, professional or technical employees of federal, provincial, territorial, municipal, regional, or aboriginal government services of Canada. They must be individuals who have made a significant contribution in a field other than pure or applied science. The candidate must have performed the work during his or her tenure in the public service.


The purposes of the Award are:

  • to recognize and reward professional public service employees whose outstanding work has led to the improvement and enhancement of public well-being; and
  • to promote a greater awareness of the role and value of professional public service employees both in Canada and globally.


The award is a 14 K gold medal engraved with the Institute’s logo, and a certificate acknowledging the achievement.

The award is presented by the President of the Institute during National Public Service Week in June.

Official Web site

For more information, visit the award web site at Gold Medal Award – Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) 

Public Policy Forum’s 30th Annual Testimonial Award

Each year at the Public Policy Forum’s Testimonial Dinner in Toronto, more than a thousand leaders from all sectors of Canadian society gather to pay tribute to distinguished leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the quality of public policy and good governance. Over 110 outstanding Canadian men and women have been honoured

Open to

All public sector organizations are eligible.


To recognize employees who:

  • have contributed to building bridges between the public sector and one or more of the other sectors of Canadian society: business, labour, not-for-profit, and academic;
  • have contributed significantly to improving public policy and/or public sector management;
  • have demonstrated qualities of leadership and initiative throughout their career.


The recipients will receive a trophy.

Official Web site

For more information, visit the award web site at Public Policy Forum’s 30th Annual Testimonial Award

 GUIDEto Writing Nominations for Awards

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اگر شما برای این سوال و کامنت زیر، راه حل و پیشنهاد عملی و راهبردی دارید، بسادگی با کلیک روی شکل در اتاق فکر کلمبیران عضو شوید و در این باره با سایر اصحاب اندیشه و راهکار، مشورت و رایزنی و همفکری نمایید. شاید راه حل شما توسط آحاد مردم و با پشتیبانی سازمانی کلمبیران به مرحله اجرا درآید





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